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Author: 0 IBM working with blockchain technology for improving cross-border transactions

Within a period of one year, it is expected to hand over 60% of all cross-border payments from the retail industry in the South Pacific and plans to go far beyond just that. "It's live money moving around a network", Jesse Lund , IBM's VP of Blockchain, told Fortune. The blockchain will allow direct payments between two parties in any currency with maintaining security.

Business The revolutionary new intercity train now departing . . . is late
Author: 0 The revolutionary new intercity train now departing . . . is late

Disgruntled passengers reported continued overcrowding, despite the promise of a better service. Trains in the £5.7 billion fleet will reach speeds of up to 125mph upon their initial rollout. The new trains, alongside our new Electrostar fleet for London and the Thames Valley, will bring about a step change in passenger transport, delivering more seats, and enabling us to operate more frequent and faster services'.

Author: 0 Spectrum customers can watch BET, CMT, MTV, Nickelodeon - for now

Now customers on Spectrum plans are able to watch 23 channels under Viacom's umbrella, which makes up about 20 percent of all cable viewership, without an additional charge under a basic cable subscription. On Monday morning, Spectrum customers saw TV scrolls across the bottom of the screen on some of the channels at risk for being dropped if a deal between Viacom and the cable provider fall through.

Author: 0 General Motors reaches tentative deal with striking Canada workers

General Motors Co. and its union in Canada reached an agreement to resolve an nearly monthlong strike, a crucial step toward the largest US automaker resuming production of one if its top models. A representative for Unifor said the union was aiming to hold the ratification vote as early as Monday, dependent on securing a venue large enough to accommodate its membership.

Author: 0 India's Wholesale Price Inflation Eases Unexpectedly

Food inflation came at 2.04% in September against 5.75% in the previous month. The index for "Manufacture of Wearing Apparel" sub-group rose by 0.1 per cent to 136.6 in September 2017 from 136.5 for the previous month due to higher price of trouser/pants made of cotton and/or mad-made fibre (2 per cent).

Business Dublin Bus withdrawing all services as ex-Hurricane Ophelia nears
Author: 0 Dublin Bus withdrawing all services as ex-Hurricane Ophelia nears

BUS Eireann has cancelled all services for the rest of the day due to Hurricane Ophelia. "This includes all Bus Eireann services, the Expressway network, School Transport Scheme, Eurolines and GoBE services". Donegal County Council has established Crisis Management arrangements from its Headquarters in Lifford, to manage and monitor the local response to Storm Ophelia based on the most up to date advice from the National Directorate for Fire and Emergency Management.

Business Dubai police have been testing out this hoverbike
Author: 0 Dubai police have been testing out this hoverbike

Dubai Police has made a decision to add the flying bike to its growing list of cutting-edge gadgets to its patrolling fleet, all part of its "smart city" plans. The magical kingdom of Dubai continues to cement its dual reputations as both the world's most future-forward city, and the most desperate for attention, with the announcement that it plans to add quadcopter-style hoverbikes to its police fleet.

Author: 0 PSA ' planning to cut 400 jobs at Vauxhall factory'

PSA said manufacturing costs at the Ellesmere Port were much higher than those of similar plants in France. The uncertainty about the future trade deals between the United Kingdom and the European Union after Brexit also played a role in the decision.

Author: 0 Passenger plane hit by drone while flying into Quebec airport

Canada's Transport Minister Marc Garneau was quick to condemn the incident, which appears to have violated a host of regulations aimed at preventing mishaps like this. He continues, "Anyone who violates the regulations could be subject to fines of up to $25,000 and/or prison". A collision between a commercial aircraft and a drone near Quebec City's airport last week highlights the potential danger posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, authorities and aircraft experts said Sunday.

Business Feeling hungry? Now order food with Facebook
Author: 0 Feeling hungry? Now order food with Facebook

The service allows all U.S. Facebook users, of which there are predicted to hit about 207.36 million in 2018 according to statista , to browse nearby restaurant and delivery options by going to the Order Food section in the Explore menu .

Author: 0 Tesla fired hundreds of employees in past week

Tesla said that the fact that layoffs have indeed occurred, but the company has had a standard annual inspection, in which reduced employees who exhibit low rates. The company delivered 220 Model 3 sedans and produced 260 during the third quarter. Among other benefits, Liberty will offer to replace damaged Teslas that are deemed a total loss within the first year, according to the automaker's website.

Business Price today Soars Above $5000 to Record High — Bitcoin
Author: 0 Price today Soars Above $5000 to Record High — Bitcoin

Novogratz's progression through the private American finance industry reads like a text-book rise through the ranks. Price has already breached the 76.4% extension and is making its way towards the full extension near $6000. Whether or not his investment pays off remains to be seen, although financial investors have always, to some extent, followed the herd. Many new Coinbase users do not initially realize there will be a waiting period before they can obtain their crypto assets , so more ...

Author: 0 Cambria Investment Management LP Buys Shares of 13248 Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL)

Its down 6.57% from 11.78M shares previously. With 145,000 avg volume, 5 days are for Hemispherx Biopharma Incorporated (NYSEAMERICAN:HEB)'s short sellers to cover HEB's short positions. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL) on Wednesday, September 20 with "Buy" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Nomura given on Wednesday, September 23.

Author: 0 WH Smith Plc (SMWH) Receives "Overweight" Rating from Barclays PLC

The share price of the company (NYSE: SNN ) was up +0.63%, with a high of 38.58 during the day and the volume of Smith & Nephew SNATS, Inc. shares traded was 590607. Investors sentiment increased to 1.67 in Q2 2017. Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company.

Business IED blast kills four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel in Pakistan
Author: 0 IED blast kills four Frontier Corps (FC) personnel in Pakistan

According to ISPR, the security personnel were conducting search operation to arrest the terrorists involved in kidnapping of Canadian national and his wife in Afghanistan. On the information we received, we sent our troops and used surveillance means to detect the vehicles transporting the hostages. Earlier, officials had said that the area was hit by landmine blasts.

Business General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Shorts Decreased by 5.29% After Short Covering
Author: 0 General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) Shorts Decreased by 5.29% After Short Covering

KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Portland General Electric in a research report on Friday, September 1st. The stock of El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Thursday, August 3. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Limited Co invested in 436,574 shares. The Connecticut-based Thomson Horstmann Bryant has invested 0.47% in USA Technologies, Inc.

Business Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) Under Analyst Spotlight
Author: 0 Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE:FNF) Under Analyst Spotlight

Moon Capital Management Lp sold 912,040 shares as the company's stock rose 5.49% with the market. The Roystone Capital Management Lp holds 1.29M shares with $57.68 million value, down from 2.21M last quarter. Therefore 67% are positive. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Friday, May 26. Price T Rowe Md holds 0.19% in FNF Group of Fidelity National Financial, Inc.

Author: 0 Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Stake Decreased by Trust CO Of Oklahoma

About shares traded. New Oriental Education & Tech Grp (ADR) (NYSE:EDU) has risen 76.69% since October 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 55.66% the S&P500. Violich Capital has invested 0.19% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI ). Alphamark Ltd Com stated it has 0.02% of its portfolio in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE: KMI ).